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22 min ago | Valley News Live

Minnesota Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against MSB and Globe University

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University-Minnesota corporations under common ownership-for misrepresenting the job opportunities available to their criminal justice graduates and misleading students about the transferability of their credits to other higher ... (more)

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1 hr ago | St. Cloud Times

Minnesota's Kids Count rank brings good, bad newsMinnesota's Kids...

Minnesota's KIDS COUNT rank brings good, bad news Minnesota ranked among states for best care for their youngest, according to annual report Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/22/minnesotas-kids-count-rank-brings-good-bad-news/12993437/ KIDS COUNT, an annual report released Tuesday by the ... (more)

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1 hr ago | St. Cloud Times

Paramount receives grant for fine arts opportunitiesParamount...

Paramount receives grant for fine arts opportunities The grant intended for artistic creation, exploration, education and enjoyment of the arts Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/arts/2014/07/22/paramount/12990267/ The Minnesota State Arts Board has awarded the Paramount Arts Resource Trust Inc. a ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | KSTP

23K Lose Power as Storm Hits N.D., Minnesota

A line of severe thunderstorms with high winds and hail came through North Dakota and continued into central and northern Minnesota overnight.

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Related Topix: Weather, Canada, University of North Dakota, Crookston, MN

5 hrs ago | CBS Local

Dayton Seeks Pre-Election Release Of MNsure Rates

Dayton says publishing rates earlier will give Minnesotans more time to select a plan.

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8 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Han Solo for the Facebook GenerationBy Marlow Stern

The Parks and Recreation star opens up about his journey from stripping at bachelorette parties to headlining this summer's hottest superhero movie, Guardians of the Galaxy .

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Related Topix: Chris Pratt, Zero Dark Thirty, Avatar, Star Trek, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

9 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

Ellison urges Minn. to aid Central American minors

But, immigration advocates and nonprofit groups that serve refugees are concerned Minnesota might not be able to handle a crush of children who need care and have complex legal issues.

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Related Topix: Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Minnesota Government

13 hrs ago | KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Minnesota Attorney Shares Wind Farm Experiences

A proposed wind farm in southern Lincoln County is creating a stir among property owners.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Star Tribune

Clean water means safe fish, Minnesotans say

Minnesotans admit they don't know much about pollution in the state's lakes and rivers, but they know what concerns them most: Having fish that are safe to eat.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Minnesota Government

Valley News Live

President Obama Signs Disaster Declaration for Minnesota

President Barack Obama declared a major disaster in Minnesota after widespread flooding across the state.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Weather, Mark Dayton, US Governors, FEMA

City Pages

Jax Cafe

The definitive Old Minnesota supper club, Jax is the A-number-one spot to wear elastic slacks, tuck in behind the white tablecloth, order a double scotch, and plot how to take over the world.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Short, November!, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Nick Offerman

News Journal

Heat, storms target central U.S. as fires char West

The central USA's first intense heat wave of the summer is baking the region this week, with high temperatures forecast in the upper 90s to over 100 degrees in many locations.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Times Herald

Heat, storms target central USA as fires char West

The central USA's first intense heat wave of the summer is baking the region this week, with high temperatures forecast in the upper 90s to over 100 degrees in many locations.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Free Republic

Gov. Dayton: Minnesota should eliminate coal use

Gov. Mark Dayton challenged energy policy and business leaders Thursday to find a way for Minnesota to eliminate coal from the state's energy production.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, US Governors, Global Warming, Barack Obama

CBS Local

Finding Minnesota: The Fit Tourist

But for those who want a closer, more personal look at the city, there's Stephanie Croteau and her company, The Fit Tourist , offering biking and walking tours of the city.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Flood Damage Costs Continue to Climb in Minnesota

The state's deputy director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Joe Kelly, said last month's excessive rainfall led to a unique disaster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Train Disaster

Star Tribune

A Minnesota health reform that worked

Despite the bitter battle over the Affordable Care Act, there's a surprisingly large patch of common ground when it comes to health reform.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, Opinion

TwinCities

Real World Economics: Steel 'dumping' lobby adds up to higher costs for society

I wonder how Sen. Amy Klobuchar would have analyzed the hog market on Sept. 28, 1970, if she hadn't been in grade school at the time.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Mark Dayton, US Governors

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jack Ohman: Missing from family vacations? Magic Fingers

Last weekend, while pausing at Starbucks to let the molten aluminum cool in my car engine, I saw a familiar sight: a sweaty dad and mom in their McDonald’s food-splattered minivan, complete with three uncomfortable, dyspeptic children.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Chevrolet Impala, Sedan, Chevrolet

St. Cloud Times

Get Out: Mushroom seekers, bike trail opens, wildflowersGet Out:...

Get Out: Mushroom seekers, bike trail opens, wildflowers Minnesota events to enjoy outdoors Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/outdoors/2014/07/19/get-mushroom-seekers-bike-trail-opens-wildflowers/12835245/ Members of the Minnesota Mycological Society will lead an hourlong mushroom foray at 1 p.m. Thursday at St.

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Related Topix: Hinckley, MN, Pine County, MN

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